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  P. Romano, A. Manniello et al. Nucl Acids Res 2009 37:D925-D932.
DOI: doi:10.1093/nar/gkn730; PMID: 18927105

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MRC-5 (human, lung, fetal)

SPECIES: human
TISSUE/ORGAN: lung, fetal

ECACC catalog code: 84101801
Morphology: Fibroblast-like
Susceptibility to viruses: adenovirus * echovirus * herpes simplex * measles * poliovirus 1 * poliovirus 2 * poliovirus 3 * rubella * vesic. stomatitis (Indiana)
Description: Human fetal lung
Viruses: See Properties
Depositor: Dr P Jacobs, NIBSC, London, UK
No restrictions. Patent: None Specified By Depositor
Properties: Applications: Virus studies: rhinoviruses, production of viral vaccines

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Availability in cell line catalogues: ATCC: CCL 171, NIA: AGO5965B, ICLC: HL95001

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If you want to cite CLDB and HyperCLDB, please use the following reference:

P. Romano, A. Manniello, O. Aresu, M. Armento, M. Cesaro, B. Parodi.
Cell Line Data Base: structure and recent improvements towards molecular authentication of human cell lines.
Nucleic Acids Research 2009 37(Database issue):D925-D932.
DOI: doi:10.1093/nar/gkn730; PMID: 18927105